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Giving Back

Is fostering right for you?

By Rebecca K. O'Connor

Have a heart for parrots? Try fostering!

There is no question that thousands of parrots need homes. Phoenix Landing, a parrot welfare organization that works out of North Carolina, Virginia and surrounding states, takes in 400 birds a year alone. Most organizations that take in relinquished, abandoned and confiscated parrots are at their capacity, making the need for even temporary placement immense.

 **For the full article, pick up the March 2010 issue of BIRD TALK**

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Good article - although I am not a "rescue" organization, most of my birds are "re-homes" - most people only want babies. I give pre-loved parrots a second chance.
Andrea, Brampton, ON
Posted: 2/16/2010 12:01:39 PM
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